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John A. Kauth April 18, 2014 at 06:22 pm
On the face of it this is absolutely ridiculous. However it does mention in the article that theRead More construction worker became abusive with the officer. It's the old saying that you attract more bees with sugar rather that vinegar. In many situations the officer has a choice of doing nothing, issue a warning or write out the full ticket. In this case the behavior of the construction worker may have determined the officer's choice. I do hope the ticket is reduced or thrown out when this gets to court. With that said who is the knucklehead that made the decision not to allow free refills? I can not think of a single instance of a self serve soda fountain that does not allow free refills while you are on the premises. Can you imagine McDonalds putting up such a sign not allowing free refills? Sound like a very poorly run facility.
steve ditto April 19, 2014 at 05:49 am
They have turned it into a warning now and have given him his job back. enough said.
Bill1776 April 20, 2014 at 05:45 pm
I got a ticket from the Charleston police because a wheel on my car was a little over the line inRead More the parking lot.
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stanley seigler January 3, 2014 at 02:41 pm
RE: where their money comes from...++they are sponsored by 'godaddy' so assume that's their mainRead More money source...godaddy is an improvement over the kochbros...++ but PleaseGovern seems like a marketing arm for godaddy (not all bad i guess)...++too many 'clever' people in our crazy 'non profit-for profit' free market...++corrections/opines/insights/info appreciated...
Jeff Davis January 3, 2014 at 10:03 pm
@stanley ... I think you are seeing the "godaddy" reference in the Whois database due toRead More their "Domain by Proxy" service that basically hides the true owner - so not affiliated with Godaddy. The problem people are having here is the first picture when you go to the website is a slam picture against Ted Cruz. Gives an immediate appearance that its a left wing group. Furthermore there is no staff/board info on the website, so lots of questions arise about their true agenda. How this "new" website / organization (with 36 likes on facebook) gets an article on Patch nationally is a bit confusing. Sure, great idea, but the jury is out for sure.
stanley seigler January 4, 2014 at 11:10 am
@jeff, RE: the "godaddy" reference in the Whois database...++ could be. not sure whereRead More the ref was seen...my comment was an FYI thing not a criticism...++godaddy, domains, whois, etcetc, too much for an old fellow...++hard to tell the players with or without a program...++RE: 'the jury is out for sure'...:)but probably a left wing group started by the liberal pope:)...you thunk?
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stanley seigler December 16, 2013 at 03:27 pm
RE: obamacare should be called what it really is...~~ indeedy it should...a plan that preventRead More insurance companies from screwing the consumer; a plan that provides 30-40M previously uninsured po folks with coverage; allows young adults to remain on parents plan until age 26; prevents ins cos from denying coverage due to preexisting conditions; prevent a lifetime time cap, etcETC...and...yes: we will have to read it to find out what other good provisions are in ACA...~~ further, ACA is a step toward universal health care (evil socialized medicine) enjoyed by most/all western democracies now provided with better quality (USA ranks 38th per WHO) and less costly (USA ranks #ONE) health care...~~ socialism is not a dirty word as GOPs would have you believe...it's just another form of government...ohand communism (not stalinism) is next the godliness...~~see tenets of communism (a degree of socialism) and teachings of the Bible. FYI: 'A socialist economic system is based on the organizational precept of production for use, meaning the production of goods and services to directly satisfy economic demand and human needs where objects are valued based on their use-value or utility, as opposed to being structured upon the accumulation of capital and production for profit.' http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socialism :) oh ms selander what we gonna do with yo...poor misguided GOP soul...sigh...:)
suzanne SELANDER December 16, 2013 at 03:38 pm
if you like your socialism, you can keep it..period
stanley seigler December 16, 2013 at 10:59 pm
RE: period dont like/dis-like...it's just a system that works better than a free market in some,Read More limited cases...eg, healthcare...and perhaps education...~~ ohand, 'if you like it you can kept'...petty funny... andand it's not the evil system GOPs would have one believe...would be interested to hear what ms selander think of the success of universal, socialized, health care in most industrialized nations...~~ in general the regulated free market works better than socialism...except in health care...its success proves this... PERIOD
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patricia riley November 10, 2013 at 10:58 pm
Think about how that money could have been used to balance the budget, feed the poor, create jobs,Read More expand the economy WHAT A WASTE - DOES ANYONE IN wASHINGTON DC KNOW OR UNDERSTAND FINANCE, ECONOMICS OR ACCOUNTING?
stanley seigler November 16, 2013 at 08:24 pm
re: DOES ANYONE IN wASHINGTON DC KNOW OR UNDERSTAND...~~~ some do...but they'd rather play partyRead More politics than work for the good of america...and sadly we the people (WTP) seem to prefer their political red meat...vice a gummint that works...indeed WHAT A WASTE...WTP elect the these politicians based on ideologies vice competence...eg, sanford...
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JoSCh October 28, 2013 at 12:26 pm
Conservative and/or Christian personalities like this guy perfectly represent the Christians and theRead More conservatives that don't speak out against these kinds of creeps.
Lady Godiva October 30, 2013 at 02:10 pm
The Planned Parenthood/Girl Scout association rings true:Read More http://www.lifenews.com/2013/05/31/girl-scouts-join-planned-parenthood-at-huge-pro-abortion-conference/ but simply seeing Michelle Obama's ugly mug on the homepage along with Kathleen Sebilius & Nancy Pelosi at the Girl Scout's podium were repelling enough for me. Knowing that I have an even better reason not to buy those junk food cookies (http://www.eatingrules.com/2013/02/girl-scout-trans-fat-cookies/).
JoSCh October 30, 2013 at 02:45 pm
lol@ "pro abortion" you disingenuous twats. Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, many churches andRead More now even the Catholics are progressing and leaving the realm of hate organizations. It must make you hard line regressives feel abandoned and exposed with it getting harder to hide among us. I say put on your pointy hats and sheets and celebrate your ideology.
The FDA is asking veterinarians and dog owners across the country to help gather information to find out why pets are dying from eating jerky pet treats made in China. Photo courtesy FDA
Ambassador October 25, 2013 at 07:11 am
The treats come from China--ya know that trusted trading partner and all around good guy who we areRead More palsy walsy with. It is only a few years ago that my beloved cat JoJo, who did nothing to these slimebuckets from China, died from who the heck knows what kind of crap they put in their cat food--and the FDA wants to know why or how? Give me a break you FDA idiots.
JoSCh October 28, 2013 at 12:22 pm
You think that the Chinese "slimebuckets" were plotting against your cat? Seems legit.Read More Unsafe goods are a direct consequence of the deregulation that is the rallying cry for "smaller government" parties. You wouldn't want to infringe on a businesses ability to generate profit which according to small government proponents results in more jobs, would you?
JoSCh October 15, 2013 at 11:50 am
Nothing says financial health like a state garage sale. I wonder if she'll sell our parks likeRead More South Dakota is trying to with Mt Rushmore. Or maybe the whole state. Welcome to Boeing Carolina, brought to you by ICBC Ltd.
William J. Hamilton October 16, 2013 at 09:07 am
Sweetheart real estate deals for the politically influential, sold on the sly.
JoSCh October 16, 2013 at 11:24 am
Hardly on the sly if she's issuing executive orders now. It says something when a politician is noRead More longer afraid of their job or their legacy. It says even more when their constituency is complacent about these elected politicians flaunting corruption. Oh well, at least they're dying off.
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Ambassador October 14, 2013 at 07:06 am
How the hell anyone can continue pouring money into that overpriced, overvalued pile of consumerRead More garbage called Starbucks is beyond me.
Lady Godiva October 14, 2013 at 08:13 am
Another good reason to avoid that burnt bitter bean establishment.
JoSCh October 15, 2013 at 11:57 am
Yes, what kind of businesses and people would want a functioning government, a budget, and to payRead More their debts? Clearly not Republicans.